ICY (born 1985) and SOT (born 1991) are refuge stencil artists from Tabriz, Iran, currently residing in Brooklyn, New York. Since 2006, the two brothers have contributed to Iranian and international urban art culture through their striking stencil work that depicting human rights, ecological justice, social and political issues. Their work appears on walls and galleries throughout the Iran, USA, Germany, China, Norway, and globally.They transcend their histories of artistic and political censorship by using public art to envision a world freed from borders, war and gun violence.
LET HER BE FREE offers a striking retrospective of their art and covers nearly a decade of their career with more than 200 full colour pictures. With a special introduction by Jess X. Chen and an afterword by Jaime Rojo and Steven P. Harrington, founders of Brooklyn Street Art.